May 29, 2020
After over 15 years of service to Morris County, Detective Supervisor Mark Occhiuzzo has announced his retirement. Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker and honored Detective Supervisor Occhiuzzo for his exemplary service and expressed the gratitude of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office on his last day.
Having spent 27 years in law enforcement, Detective Supervisor Occhiuzzo was most recently assigned to the Weapons Return Function within the Specialized Crimes Division at the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office. He has also been assigned to and assisted in the Domestic Violence, Missing Persons, and General Investigations units and on the Intelligence Crime/Narcotics Gang Task Force. He also served as a driver and training coordinator for the Mobile Command Emergency Response Vehicle.
Before joining the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, Detective Supervisor Occhiuzzo was a member of the Carlstadt and Blairstown police departments. He holds numerous professional certifications. He has been awarded several letters of commendation and honors for exemplary service, including the Life Saving Award by the County of Bergen, Office of the Sheriff, and Life Saving Medal from the Italian American Police Society of New Jersey, both in 1998.
Prosecutor Knapp said “Detective Supervisor Mark Occhiuzzo has been a solid member of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, especially the Domestic Violence Unit. He has mentored many junior detectives over his career. We thank him for his service to the residents of Morris County and wish him a healthy and safe retirement.”
Inquiries concerning this press release should be directed to Public Information Officer Meghan Knab at [email protected] or by phone at 973-829-8159.